Jayne Smith & Stephen Gale kept their 100% record going with 4 wins from 4 in the Peter Coward Pairs League last Sunday at the NSC.
Starting the day 3 points behind Sheila & Bernie Durcan but with a game in hand they quickly went about closing the gap thanks to a 13-7 victory over Pat Mason & Tony Quine before beating the Durcans 17-5. In the third session they beat Chris Holland & Clare Holland (standing in for Harry Minor) 14-3 before ending the day with a 15-3 victory over Seamus Whelan & Collin Holland.
Seamus Whelan & Collin Holland move to second in the table despite going down to a 9-7 defeat by James Teare & Ali Millard (standing in for Stephen Bradley). They managed to get wins over Richard Faragher & Maurice O’Reilly (12-4) and Sheila & Bernie Durcan (15-5).
The Durcans drop to third, tied on points with Pat Mason & Tony Quine, while thanks to 3 wins out of 4 today James Teare & Ali Millard move up to 5th spot.
The table at the half way stage is:
|1||Jayne Smith / Stephen Gale||10||9||1||0||155||44||111||28|
|2||Seamus Whelan / Collin Holland||10||6||1||3||122||68||54||19|
|3||Sheila Durcan / Bernie Durcan||9||5||0||4||106||73||33||15|
|4||James Teare / Stephen Bradley||10||4||1||5||74||124||-50||13|
|5||Tony Quine / Pat Mason||9||4||0||5||71||98||-27||12|
|6||Chris Holland / Harry Minor||9||3||1||5||74||90||-16||10|
|7||Richard Faragher / Maurice O’Reilly||9||0||0||9||33||138||-105||0|
Next week sees the start of the reverse fixtures in the league, while entries are being taken for the National Pairs (18th Feb), Fours (25th Feb), Triples (4th March) & Singles (11th March).